Azerbaijani swimmer reaches finals in EYOF Baku 2019
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 23
Azerbaijani athlete Ramil Valizade, competing in swimming competitions as part of the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF Baku 2019), reached the finals, Trend reports.
The competitions were held at the Baku Aquatics Palace on July 23.
Valizade showed a result of 2 minutes 2.63 seconds in the swimming competitions at a distance of 200 meters in the butterfly swimming style. It was enough to reach the finals.
The final competitions will take place on July 24.
The XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival, which is held July 21-27, is taking place at 12 sports facilities.
The festival is attended by 3,900 athletes from 48 European countries. Fifty-two percent of the participants are males, and 48 percent are females. Athletes are competing for 135 sets of medals. A total of 930 medals are prepared for the winners, including 300 gold, 300 silver and 330 bronze medals.
Some 122 athletes represent Azerbaijan at the festival.